The government had planned to boost the reach of Indian traditional medicine and to do so, it provided Rs 1,939.76 crores to Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) ministry in the current Union Budget of 2019-2020. This financial boost up was 15 per cent more than the last fiscal allocation. The government gave Rs 40 crores and Rs 50 crores to the All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi and National Institute of Homoeopathy in Kolkata respectively.
For making AYUSH delivery systems more powerful, the ministry was granted with 101.86 crore that will facilitate assistance to accredited AYUSH Centres and Central Drug Controller for AYUSH. Also development of common facilities for AYUSH Industry Clusters and promotion of international cooperation will be done.
Autonomous bodies such as Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, Central Council for Research in Homeopathy and Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine were allocated Rs 292.31 crore, Rs 118.53 crore and 152.65 crore, respectively.